Highlights from the February 19 webcast,  “Best Practices for Wildfire Risk Management and Mitigation.” This event was sponsored by Verisk, and featured Dr. Arindam Samanta, Product Management and Innovation at the company.

Wildfires are an ongoing driver of increasing loss exposure as development continues to encroach on high-hazard areas. Long-term data and analysis show strong correlations between wildfire-damaged property locations and moderate to extreme exposure to multiple types of severe loss.

The full on-demand presentation can be found at https://www.propertycasualty360.com/2020/01/06/best-practices-for-wildfire-risk-management-and-mitigation/

About Dr. Arindam Samanta 

Dr. Arindam Samanta is Director of Product Management and Innovation at Verisk. Arindam leads property underwriting product management efforts in the areas of weather and natural hazards, including FireLine, Verisk’s wildfire risk management tool for the insurance industry, and a range of other property risk assessment tools related to hail, wind, and lightning. Before Verisk, he worked as a research fellow at Boston University.